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Providence Nurse Director - Maternal/Child Services in Burbank, California


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Providence is calling a Director - Maternal Child Services (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA

We are seeking a Director - Maternal Child Services who will be accountable for the delivery of high quality nursing care and direct oversight of the administrative management team for multiple nursing units. Fulfill all duties and responsibilities associated with the Assistant Director position.

In this position you will:

  • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of established departmental unit, and hospital policies, procedures and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.

  • Assure that all units/departments reporting under this position prepare budget and adheres to budgetary standards.

  • Provide direction and leadership to all Managers that report directly to the position and retains responsibility for meeting all standards of practice and deadlines.

  • Demonstrate clinical expertise in the execution of the Nursing process and ensures that its application is carried out.

  • Hold all Managers accountable for performing within their job description, meeting: deadlines, financial, regulatory, clinical, and safety outcomes within the desired timeframe.

  • Assist with the selection of staff, training, orientation, and conducting performance evaluations, and makes recommendations for personnel actions.

  • Ensure that nursing standards and practices are developed and met.

  • Demonstrate proactive leadership skills of delegation, organization, and coordination in running assigned unit(s); delegates these responsibilities as appropriate.

  • Demonstrate and promotes effective communication on the nursing unit with staff, physicians, patients/families/significant others, and other departments.

  • Establish and implements unit/department goals and objectives in keeping with department and hospital goals and mission. Acts as liaison between Administration and the Medical staff.

  • Promote a safe environment that allows for the delivery of high quality patient care.

  • Identify needs, plans independently and in conjunction with others for the clinical and leadership development of staff.

  • Plan for appropriate and safe staffing levels by maintaining a high retention rate.

  • Protect patient confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications.

  • Supervise, institute, and evaluate nursing interventions.

  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, inservice meetings, and workshops.

  • Work independently as an extension of the Chief Nursing Officer with Managers that report directly to the position.

  • Attend administrative meetings and actively participates and leads task forces and committees.

  • Maintain departmental reports and records and collects statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Sufficient for license.

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association.

  • NOTE: If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until card expiration date.

  • NRP

  • Current California Licensed Registered Nurse.

  • Three (3) years recent clinical experience.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.

Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nurse Director/Executive

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 278884